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Date:      Sun, 18 Feb 2007 07:07:27 -0800 (PST)
From:      Drew Jenkins <>
Subject:   Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?
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For some reason, I can no longer mount the Windoze drive! The first time I =
mounted it, I didn't even change the fstab! I just issued the command:=0Amo=
unt_ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win=0Aand it mounted! I copied off everything I th=
ought I needed. But when I tried to go back in, that didn't work. So I adde=
d the line suggested below to /etc/fstab and I still can't mount it! Reboot=
ing doesn't help. What am I missing?=0ATIA,=0ADrew=0A=0A=0A----- Original M=
essage ----=0AFrom: Martin Tournoij <>=0ATo: freebsd-= Saturday, Febru=
ary 17, 2007 3:10:22 AM=0ASubject: Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?=0A=0A=
=0AOn Sat 17 Feb 2007 13:02, Drew Jenkins wrote:=0A> Newbie question here. =
I just want to make sure I don't screw anything up. I have two hard drives =
in my for Windoze, one for FBSD. Can I mount the former from FBSD=
 and copy over files? Do I navigate it just like a FBSD disk..."cd", "cp", =
etc?=0A> TIA,=0A> Drew=0A=0AFreeBSD comes with a readonly ntfs driver.=0A=
=0AAssuming your windows partition is ad0s1=0Amount_ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/wi=
n=0A=0Afstab entry:=0A/dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win ntfs  ro,noauto 0 0=0A=0AYou can =
then copy stuff, for example:=0Acp /mnt/win/Documents\ and\ Settings/carpet=
smoker/Desktop ~/=0A=0AIf you want read support, you might want to try ntfs=
progs=0A(sysutils/ntfsprogs), which has some basic (EXPERIMENTAL!) read=0As=
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